Kids Aid Gets a Permanent Home

Kids Aid Gets a Permanent Home

The Kids Aid backpack program that provides weekend food supplies to hungry children has been growing steadily for years. The organization currently serves 2,200 children a week and has maxed out what it can do in its current donated warehouse. The program has been...
Mt. Callahan Community Fund – Grant Opportunity

Mt. Callahan Community Fund – Grant Opportunity

The Mt. Callahan Community Fund  was established in 2002, by local community leaders to benefit the people in communities from Parachute to Battlement Mesa. WHO IS ELIGIBLE Qualified organizations are invited to apply to the Mt. Callahan Community Fund. Applicants...
Save the Date – Community Resource Center

Save the Date – Community Resource Center

Mark your calendars, everybody! CRC’s State of the Sector meeting is coming up. This unique occasion for nonprofit leaders, elected officials, stakeholders, and sector supporters to reflect on the current state of the Colorado nonprofit sector is a must-see....
Garfield RE-2 not Monkeying around with Nutritious Food

Garfield RE-2 not Monkeying around with Nutritious Food

New Meal Monkey truck making the rounds in Garfield County Drivers in the Garfield Re-2 School District may be doing double takes with the roll-out of the new Meal Monkey food truck. Thanks to $57,800 in grants from the Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) and...
Meaningful Community Engagement Workshop

Meaningful Community Engagement Workshop

Are your community engagement skills where you want them? If not (or even if you think you could still learn a little more), you have an opportunity to practice your relational work with the Community Resource Center. On November 13, 2019, from 10:00-4:00 in Denver,...
Grants to Protect and Enhance the Environment

Grants to Protect and Enhance the Environment

$100,000 in Community Grant Funding Distributed Community Grants for the Environment was our board’s designated theme for competitive grants this year. The focus of funding was to encourage recycling and reuse of materials, increase composting, decrease food...
Nonprofit Financial Leadership

Nonprofit Financial Leadership

Come on down and attend the Community Resource Center’s (CRC) seminar on Nonprofit Financial Leadership. Taking place in Denver, on October 31, 2019, this all-day training promises to build your organizational capacity around nonprofit accounting practices,...
Rural Philanthropy Days of the San Luis Valley

Rural Philanthropy Days of the San Luis Valley

Registration is now open for the San Luis Valley’s Rural Philanthropy Days (2019)! This three-day conference, running from September 17-19, includes organizations and individuals from across Alamosa, Conejos, Costilla, Mineral, Rio Grande, and Saguache counties....
Grant Funding Available Through Local Community Funds

Grant Funding Available Through Local Community Funds

Our Community Foundation is pleased to announce the dates that nonprofits are invited to apply to our Local Community Funds (LCFs).  These funds provide competitive grant funding to specific geographic communities in our region. In 2018, our LCFs distributed nearly...
Bray Cares Foundation – Grant Funding Opportunity

Bray Cares Foundation – Grant Funding Opportunity

The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) in partnership with the Bray Cares Foundation is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity to address housing related needs in our community. The Bray Cares Foundation application process will open on August 1, 2019...
Trutta Fund to Support Veterans – Grant Opportunity

Trutta Fund to Support Veterans – Grant Opportunity

Funding Available for Organizations Serving Veterans in Mesa and Delta Counties The Western Colorado Community Foundation (WCCF) in partnership with the Trutta Fund to Support Veterans is pleased to announce a new grant opportunity to address the needs of veterans and...